Every active node on PET is not necessarily significant and needs to be evaluated for calcification / high density - features that suggest old healed disease

Case 33: Every Active Lymph Node on PET is Not Necessarily Significant

Every active node on PET is not necessarily significant and needs to be evaluated for calcification / high density - features that suggest old healed disease

Bhavin Jankharia

This post is really written out of frustration. As the video shows, I recently came across two cases where, just because the nodes were active on PET/CT, the patients were sent for guided biopsies. You can't forget first principles of CT scan when interpreting PET/CT scans.

The video explains the rest.

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